If you're reviewing your collection and need to add books at certain reading levels or certain grade levels, turn to Core Collections. Core Collections includes three different recommendation levels to help you determine which new books are essential to purchase and which can supplement your collection if you have extra money or a specific content area to fill out.
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Let our “Just Right” Books search strategy be your shortcut for searching NoveList by Lexile, Accelerated Reader level, or grade level to find the perfect book.
When you’re searching the database for a reluctant reader, you’ll want to try the keyword search “GN high interest low vocabulary.” We’ve got over a thousand books tagged for kids who are looking for that engaging read, and the limiters on the left of the screen help you narrow down to the perfect book for the perfect kid. And you can search Core Collections for NoveList genres like high interest low vocabulary to see which ones are recommended as essential for every library.
Like to browse? You'll love the Working with Youth page in our database (under "Quick Links," top menu). It's chock full of award info, books to movie titles, programming tips, and more.